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, かど
1. corner, edge
2. (street) corner, turning
3. rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness
, , すみ, すま
Noun, used as a suffix
1. corner, nook, recess
Only 角, See 目付柱, Obscure term
2. downstage right (on a noh stage)
, かく
Noun, used as a suffix
1. angle
2. square, cube
See 角行・かくぎょう, Shogi term, Abbreviation
3. bishop
See 五音
4. third degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale)
See 角宿, See 二十八宿・にじゅうはっしゅく, See 蒼竜・そうりょう・3, Astronomy term
5. Chinese "horn" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
, つの
1. horn, antler
2. antenna, feeler, tentacle (e.g. of a snail)
3. horn-like projection (e.g. peaks of whipped cream)
, たかく
May take 'no'
many-sided, versatile, polygonal, diversified
いっかく, 一, イッカク
Only いっかく
1. corner, section, point, part
2. one horn
Usually in kana
3. narwhal (Monodon monoceros)
, かくど
May take 'no'
, ないかく
See 外角・1, Mathematics term
1. interior angle, internal angle
See 外角・2, Baseball term
2. inside corner
, がいかく
See 内角・1, Mathematics term
1. external angle, exterior angle
See 内角・2, Baseball term
2. outside corner
, 牛, 互格, ごかく
May take 'no', NA-adjective
equal (in ability), even, evenly matched, well-matched, on par (with)
, たかくてき
multilateral, many-sided, diversified
, さんかく
triangle, triangular shape
せっかく, 折
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. with trouble, at great pains
May take 'no'
2. rare, valuable, precious, long-awaited
3. kind, generous
4. specially, especially, expressly
曲がり, 曲がりかど, 曲り, まがりかど
1. street corner, road turn, bend in the road
2. turning point, watershed
, 町, まちかど
street corner
とかく, 兎, 左右
Adverb, Takes suru, Usually in kana
1. (doing) various things, (doing) this and that
2. being apt to, being prone to, tending to
3. at any rate, anyhow, anyway
May take 'no'
4. all sorts of (negative things), various
Only 兎角, See 亀毛兎角, Buddhist term, Idiomatic expression
5. things that do not exist, rabbit horns
ともかく, 兎も
Adverb, Usually in kana
1. anyhow, anyway, somehow or other, generally speaking, in any case, be that as it may
often as …はともかく
2. apart from ..., setting ... aside
, 3, さんかくけい, さんかっけい
May take 'no'
, たかくか
Takes suru
, ちょっかく
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
right angle, perpendicular
, とうかく
See 頭角を現す
top of the head
, かくかい, かっかい
Sumo term
the world of sumo
, ほうがく
1. direction, way
See 方位
2. point of the compass, cardinal direction, bearing
3. method, means, approach
, しかく
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
quadrilateral, square
, , かくがた
See 角形・かくけい
square shape, oblong, rectangle
, かくけい, かっけい
See 多角形・たかくけい
1. polygon, -gon
esp. かくけい
2. Japanese rectangular envelope (opening on the short side)
, しかくい
square, rectangular
, かくまく
May take 'no'
砂糖, かくざとう
cube sugar, sugar cube
, かくざい
squared timber, rectangular lumber
, こうかく
May take 'no'
, ろっかく
May take 'no'
, かくしつ
May take 'no'
keratin, corneum, cuticle, collagen, horny substance
, しかく
1. blind spot (e.g. of a driver)
2. dead angle, dead ground, dead space, sector without fire
, えいかく
May take 'no'
acute angle
, かくひ
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